Preliminary Announcement of Editor Search for the
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Beginning August 1, 2014, the International Reading Association will accept applications from qualified members for the position of editors of the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (JAAL). This prestigious editorship functions as a two-person team of either two coeditors or one editor with one associate editor. These volunteer positions have a term of 6 years: The first year overlaps with the current editorial team, and the subsequent years constitute the volumes for which the new editors provide material.

  • Editor search opens: August 1, 2014
  • Application deadline: October 15, 2014
  • Term: June 1, 2015, to May 31, 2021
  • Volumes: 60 through 64, publishing July 2016 through May 2021

JAAL is the leading peer-reviewed journal for educators of literacy learners ages 12 and older. The journal reflects current theory, research, and practice in support of effective literacy instruction. Readership includes middle school, secondary, and postsecondary classroom teachers; university researchers and scholars; literacy consultants; administrators; and policymakers. Qualified applicants must be recognized experts in the field of literacy education of learners in this age group and in professional development of pre- and inservice teachers; they must also demonstrate a commitment to translating sound research to practice.

More information and application instructions will be available at this page when the search opens on August 1.

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